Nearly 1 million children reported COVID-19 infections last week

Nearly 1 million children reported COVID-19 infections last week

Nearly 1 million children were infected with COVID-19 last week, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, four times the rate of increase seen in past winters. More than 981,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported for the week ended January 13, a 69 percent increase from the 580,000 cases reported in the week ended January … Read more

UN Secretary-General: The world is now worse because of Covid, climate and conflict

UN Secretary-General: The world is now worse because of Covid, climate and conflict

Starting his second term as UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said Thursday that the world is in many ways worse than it was five years ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis and geopolitical tensions. It sparked conflicts everywhere – but unlike US President Joe Biden, he believes Russia will not invade Ukraine. Guterres … Read more

Overnight Health Care – Another abortion regression in Texas

Overnight Health Care – Another abortion regression in Texas

Welcome to Thursday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Another change brought by the pandemic period: NBC said that its teams who announced the Olympics will work remotely instead of going to China due to COVID-19 concerns. Texas abortion providers faced another … Read more

A year into Biden’s presidency, we’re just burying more overdose victims

A year into Biden’s presidency, we’re just burying more overdose victims

In 1999, there were just under 20,000 fatal overdose cases. Now, overdose deaths are five times more 100,000 in 12 months ending May 2021, according to the CDC’s latest, tragically delayed data. As a member of the 2017 Presidential Commission on Combating the Drug Abuse and Opioid Crisis and a national addiction recovery advocate who … Read more

Jen Psaki says she can’t predict the relaxation of COVID rules after cases peak in Britain

Jen Psaki says she can’t predict the relaxation of COVID rules after cases peak in Britain

Subscribe to our newsletter to get a daily update on the coronavirus pandemic. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday she could not predict when the Biden administration would begin easing coronavirus restrictions after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would start rolling back vaccine and mask rules now that cases have peaked. During … Read more

Obamacare registration hits record high after Biden changes

Obamacare registration hits record high after Biden changes

What difference does a new president make? Enrollment in Obamacare health insurance plans hit a record high this season, with President Joe Biden rarely achieving a clear policy victory in his first full year in office. The big increase came amid increased financial aid for enrollments, a wider window for enrollment, the ongoing health effects … Read more

New York Times guard in viral video with Biden shot over ‘pseudo’ COVID-related expenses

New York Times guard in viral video with Biden shot over ‘pseudo’ COVID-related expenses

A New York Times security guard who went viral on Wednesday was fired for her casual interaction with President Joe Biden in one of the company’s elevators. Jacqueline Aspe, 33, said she was ousted from charges of charging The Gray Lady for too many Ubers — despite telling her superiors that the Times will pay … Read more

Overnight Health Care — White House increases mask availability

Overnight Health Care — White House increases mask availability

Welcome to Wednesday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Supply chain issues affect even Girl Scouts who have trouble filling orders for their newest cookies. Alongside the testing moves, there is now a new White House push to distribute the masks, with … Read more

Overnight Health Care — Free test kit website now live

Overnight Health Care — Free test kit website now live

Welcome to Tuesday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Senate candidate in Louisiana posted an ad He intended to go viral by showing that he smoked marijuana to highlight the racial imbalance of marijuana laws and arrests. The White House had an unofficial … Read more

Reaches record level under Obamacare registration

Obamacare registration hits record high after Biden changes

What difference does a new president make? Enrollment in Obamacare health insurance plans hit a record high this season, with President Joe Biden rarely achieving a clear policy victory in his first full year in office. The massive increase comes after increased financial aid for enrollments, a wider window for enrollments, the ongoing health effects … Read more